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  • 18 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    This summer Portland State University (PSU) Civil and Environmental Engineering professors David Jay and Stefan Talke embark on a multi-year study to investigate the transport of contaminants in one of the most polluted Superfund sites in the United States. The goal of the study is to identify the most effective and practical remediation strategy tailored […]

  • 13 July 2012

    The Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority (HMDA) has decided to go in for a revamped system of cleaning the Hussain Sagar water body. Speaking to the presspersons here on Thursday, HMDA Commissioner Neerabh Kumar Prasad said the elaborate revamped system had been broken down into five major components, reports thehindu.com. “The work on Interception and Diversion […]

  • 21 May 2012

    The Central Government is committed to taking all possible measures to ensure that the river Ganga maintains continuous and unpolluted flow. For securing these objectives, a series of steps have been taken by the Government. The process of declaring the stretch from Gaumukh to Uttar Kashi on the river Bhagirathi as an eco-sensitive zone has […]

  • 22 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a contract to construct a shallow water habitat backwater project at the Indian Cave State Park in Richardson County, Neb. The Corps worked closely with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission while designing the backwater to ensure the project accomplished Missouri River Recovery Program goals while adding […]

  • 12 July 2013

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced a proposed plan to clean up soil at the Ellis Property Superfund site in Evesham Township, New Jersey that is contaminated with tetrachloroethylene and other volatile organic compounds that are polluting ground water underlying the site. While the contaminated ground water is not currently being used as a […]

  • 22 February 2013

    Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamesh said yesterday that the people of Canal cities did not commit any hostile act against the Canal’s waterway or facilities. During the signing of a contract between Alexandria Port Authority and Timsah Shipbuilding Company – a subsidiary of the Suez Canal Authority – to build two tugboats […]

  • 10 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved the Town of Wilkeson’s comprehensively updated shoreline master program. Wilkeson’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of 1.5 miles of Wilkeson Creek. Wilkeson is one of nearly 75 local governments that have completed their updates. The new master program […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Environmental dredging and high depth dredging are emerging trends in the dredging market. DRAGFLOW has developed a full line of hydraulic/electric pumps and cutters for high depth applications that have been used for environmental dredging. A perfect example of this is a dam cleaning dredging project the company is currently undertaking in Udine, Italy. In this […]

  • 9 February 2012

    The Army Corps announced recently $16.86 million for Delaware River deepening project using a “slush” fund created to circumvent the ban on earmarks passed last year. Environmental and community advocates cried foul – pointing out that the Army Corps chose this path to fund the Deepening because it cannot honestly demonstrate the project meets minimum […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev today visited a large remediation project near the national capital Baku. International engineering and consultancy firm Witteveen+Bos is working with local and international partners on improving the environmental and landscape qualities of Boyuk Shor situated north of the city and the largest of nine lakes subject of study for remediation. The […]

  • 12 July 2013

    Governor Jindal met with local officials and flew over barrier island projects to observe the state’s progress to protect Louisiana’s coast and highlight continued coastal land loss in Louisiana. The Governor highlighted three specific projects on Pelican Island, Shell Island and Scofield Island on the lower rim of Barataria Bay. On Shell Island, the state […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) officials have gone down to carry out canal dredging and waste removal operations in the Buddha Monthon Sai 4 Road area. BMA Deputy Permanent-Secretary Mr. Sanya Cheenimitr attended a campaign that focuses on cleaning up canals in order to improve their drainage capacities. The event was organized by the Thawee Watthana […]

  • 2 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dhaka WASA Drainage (O&M) Circle has recently launched the Urban Dredging Demonstration Project (UDDP) as part of the Water Operators Partnership (WOP) between Dhaka WASA and Vitens Evides International (VEI). The launch is part of a recently started 10-year dredging program by Dhaka WASA to clean all canals in the capital of Bangladesh. [mappress] October […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dhaka WASA Drainage (O&M) Circle has recently launched the Urban Dredging Demonstration Project (UDDP) as part of the Water Operators Partnership (WOP) between Dhaka WASA and Vitens Evides International (VEI). The launch is part of a recently started 10-year dredging program by Dhaka WASA to clean all canals in the capital of Bangladesh. [mappress] September […]

  • 27 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Brian Higgins, a member of the bipartisan Congressional Great Lakes Task Force, has announced approval of H.R. 223, the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act (GLRI) of 2016 in the House of Representatives.  The legislation authorizes $300 million annually for fiscal years 2017 through 2021 to accelerate efforts to protect and restore the Great Lakes. […]

  • 23 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA); Ranking Member Nick J. Rahall, II (D-WV); Emergency Management Subcommittee Chairman Lou Barletta (R-PA); and Emergency Management Subcommittee Ranking Member Andre Carson (D-IN) introduced the first ever reauthorization of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to improve the Nation’s emergency management capabilities, modernize and strengthen critical […]

  • 25 June 2012

    As part of its continued focus on efficiency and commitment to customers, DP World Aden this month received and operated an additional two gantry cranes, bringing up to seven the number of cranes at the Aden Container Terminal (ACT). The two new Liebherrs Super Post Panamax quay cranes with a capacity of 65 tons and […]

  • 31 July 2013

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., (R-South Louisiana) issued the following statement after President Barack Obama recently highlighted the need for the nation’s port infrastructure to be upgraded with a visit to The Jacksonville Port Authority: “America’s waterways continue to be robbed of the dollars needed to perform maintenance on infrastructure. For years, I’ve advocated […]

  • 30 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand have announced that following their push, the Senate Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) includes a new authorization for the Great Lakes Coastal Resiliency Study. The senators said that following the damaging flooding that impacted New York’s Lake Ontario shoreline communities last summer, causing millions of dollars in damages, […]

  • 25 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    On Friday, October 27th, the U.S. House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment will hold a roundtable policy discussion at PortMiami to launch the development of new legislation to improve the country’s ports, locks and dams, inland waterways, and other water resources infrastructure. The Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) is legislation that authorizes the U.S. […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    A Congressional roundtable in New Orleans, set for Friday, will examine issues related to the next Water Resources Development Act (WRDA). This legislation authorizes the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to carry out navigation, flood control, shoreline protection, hydropower, dam safety, water supply, recreation, environmental restoration and protection, and disaster response and recovery activities throughout […]

  • 1 June 2020

    New York District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has just released the latest update on their Fire Island coastal protection program, saying that the works to widen the shoreline at Point O’Woods are currently underway. According to USACE, it’s part of a larger effort reducing risk of coastal flooding for shoreline communities. The […]

  • 3 May 2015
    Business & Finance

                    News in Photos: Keel Laying for New IHC Dredger The keel laying event for the 1,840 m3 trailing suction hopper dredger took place at MTG Dolphin Shipyard in Varna, Bulgaria, on 22nd of April, 2015. DEME Orders Two ‘Green’ Dredgers DEME has just confirmed its order for […]

  • 10 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The National Park Service and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) have started construction on an approximately 1500-foot breakwater at Dyke Marsh Wildlife Preserve, located south of Alexandria, Va. Construction of the breakwater is a significant step in the Dyke Marsh Restoration Project, said USACE in its release. The breakwater will help protect the marsh […]

  • 2 May 2012

    On May 22, 2012 South Coast golfers have a unique opportunity to play a round of golf and clean up New Bedford Harbor at the same time. That is because the Buzzards Bay Coalition and the Bay Club at Mattapoisett are partnering to host a Golf Tournament specifically designed to fund nitrogen pollution cleanup in […]

  • 3 July 2012

    The Hussain Sagar lake cleaning and catchment area improvement project began four years ago, but so far only 60% work has been completed, The Times of India reports. Though the state government fixed a fresh deadline (March 2013) to complete the project, the authority is likely to miss this deadline too as some major works, […]